Daniel E. Ho is the William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Associate Director for the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), and Director of the Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab (RegLab).
He is also a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), Faculty Affiliate at the Woods Institute for the Environment, and Faculty Affiliate at the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities. His scholarship centers on quantitative empirical legal studies, with a substantive focus on administrative law, regulatory policy, antidiscrimination law, and courts. Prior to joining Stanford Law School, he clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University.
He was recipient of the John Bingham Hurlbut Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010) and co-recipient of the Warren Miller Prize for the best paper published in Political Analysis (2008), the McGraw-Hill Award for the best paper published by political scientists on law and courts (2006), and the Pi Sigma Alpha award for the best paper delivered at the Midwest Political Science Association. Ho served as president for the Society of Empirical Legal Studies (2011-12), and co-editor of the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization (2013-16).